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Copy/Move Files (legacy)

KNIME File Handling Nodes version 4.4.0.v202104131316 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This is a legacy file handling node and will be replaced in the foreseeable future. For further information about the new file handling framework see the File Handling Guide.

This node copies or moves the files indicated by the selected URI column of the input table.


Copy or move
Copy the files to a new location.
Move/rename the files.
Column with the URI to the files.
Target filenames
Use path from target column
The target filenames are present in an URI column.
Use source name and output directory
Use the sources filename and put them into the output directory.
If a file exists
Overwrite existing files.
Abort the execution if a file already exists.

Input Ports

Table that contains one or more URI columns.

Output Ports

Input table with the URI of the new files appended. It will only be appended if the table does not already contain this information.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)



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